Roadside Electronic Screening Functional Area

Description

Roadside check facility equipment to communicate with commercial vehicles at mainline speeds - reading tag data, identification, weight and vehicle characteristics, and credential checking. Determines whether a pull-in message should be generated, allowing for inspectors to override.

Included In

PUCO Commercial Vehicle Information System

Functional Requirements

IDRequirement
1The roadside check facility equipment shall detect the presence of commercial vehicles and freight equipment approaching a facility. Sensors can differentiate between different types of vehicles and determine the number of axles, gross vehicle weight, and the identification of the vehicle and its cargo.
2The roadside check facility equipment shall receive the credential and credentials status information (e.g. snapshots) from the commercial vehicle administration center to maintain an up to date list of which vehicles have been cleared (enrolled) to potentially pass through without stopping.
3The roadside check facility equipment shall receive commercial vehicle violation records and carriers, vehicles, and drivers of interest from appropriate law enforcement agencies.
4The roadside check facility equipment shall provide an interface to inspectors in the field to allow them to monitor and if necessary override the pull-in decisions made by the system.
5The roadside check facility equipment shall request and input electronic screening data from the commercial vehicle's electronic tag data.
6The roadside check facility equipment shall collect safety data from the commercial vehicle and its freight equipment.
7The roadside check facility equipment shall send a pass/pull-in notification to the commercial vehicle and its driver based on the information received from the vehicle, the administration center, enforcement agencies, and the inspector. The message may be sent to the on-board equipment in the commercial vehicle or transmitted to the driver using equipment such as dynamic message signs, red-green lights, flashing signs, etc.
8The roadside check facility equipment shall verify that pull-in requests are heeded by drivers, notifying the facility operator if a vehicle fails to pull in as requested.
9The roadside check facility equipment shall monitor alerting and advisory systems for security alerts and advisories.
10The roadside check facility equipment shall send a record of daily activities at the facility including summaries of screening events and inspections to the commercial vehicle administration center.